Finals Prep – Seniors

Click below for a copy of the list I’ll give you in class for finals prep – be sure to look it over and see if there’s anything you want us to go over in class, anything you need a copy of, etc.

Juniors: This list still applies to you – but there will be some additions by the time you take your final, so be on the lookout for another post with that information!

 

Humanities II – Finals Prep

 

Texts:

The Clockwork Universe – Edward Dolnick

“Of Fear” – Michel de Montaigne

“Of Conscience” – Michel de Montaigne

The Prince – Niccolo Machiavelli

Genesis – The King James Bible

Paradise Lost – John Milton

“A Modest Proposal” – Jonathan Swift

“Ode to a Grecian Urn” – John Keats

Frankenstein – Mary Shelley

The Myth of Prometheus

En Enquiry Concerning Political Justice – William Godwin

“Prometheus “– Lord Byron

Prometheus Unbound – Percy Bysshe Shelley

“A Defense of Poetry” – Percy Bysshe Shelley

The Unknown Masterpiece – Honore de Balzac

Preface to the Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde

“The Richard Mutt Case” and “The Creative Act” – Marcel Duchamp

“Existentialism” – Jean-Paul Sartre

“The Myth of Sisyphus” – Albert Camus

The Stranger – Albert Camus

“In the Reign of Harad IV” – Steven Millhauser

If we have time: “The Hunger Artist” (Kafka); “The Library of Babel” (Borges)

 

Artwork (slides available online):

Reniassance Art

19th Century Art

20th Century Art

 


Terms/Concepts:

Renaissance

Heliocentrism

Geocentrism

Humanism

Classicism

Isaac Newton

Deism

Machiavellian

Linear perspective

Satire

Neoclassicism

Romanticism

Realism

Impressionism

Symbolism (art movement & lit term)

Cubism

Suprematism

Abstract Expressionism

Conceptual art

Existentialism

Absurd hero

Metaphor

Apostrophe

Allusion

Theme

Allegory

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3 responses

  1. sorry to ask so late, but where are the slides located exactly. I’m looking especially for the renaissance art slides

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